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News Pix: Lake Merritt Restoration, Oakland Ex-Cons Give Back, Environmental Drones

June 7, 2013 | 12:34 pm

News Pix: Lake Merritt Restoration, Oakland Ex-Cons Give Back, Environmental Drones

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Workers began demolishing parts of the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge over San Pablo Bay this week in preparation for repairs on the eastbound section. The work is expected to take 90 days. (Tawanda Kanhema / Richmond Confidential) More than 10 years after Oakland residents approved the nearly $200 million Measure DD, the restoration of Lake Merritt […]

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July 6, 2011 | 3:55 pm

Wednesday Weeklies: Lake Merritt Dog Park?; Is LEED Really Green?; Oakland Police Staffing

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This week’s new articles from the alternative weeklies… A New Lake Merritt Dog Park? (East Bay Express) The debate over the proposed dog park at Lake Merritt just got a lot more interesting. For years, residents have been led to believe that the only possible location for the fenced dog run was a lawn near […]

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Morning Splash: Legislature Passes Budget; Diesel Fuel Spills Into Lake Merritt

June 29, 2011 | 7:10 am

Morning Splash: Legislature Passes Budget; Diesel Fuel Spills Into Lake Merritt

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California Legislature quickly passes state budget (SF Chronicle) After months of fits and starts, the state Legislature approved a budget package Tuesday night to close what was once a $26.6 billion deficit – giving the state a spending plan before the start of the fiscal year and ensuring that lawmakers once again will receive their […]

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